Scientific Advisory Board

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) wishes to thank the following individuals who have graciously agreed to serve on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB consists of individuals with expertise relevant to the scientific goals of IDA. It has been revamped in 2018 with the goal of better integrating practice and the various evolving fields of research. The SAB is a limited term position charged with providing scientific expertise in the organization of the research arm of the IDA Annual Meeting and content for IDA media and communications.


Fumiko Hoeft, M.D., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Jason Yeatman, Ph.D., University of Washington

Board Members:

Elsje van Bergen, Ph.D., Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Don Compton, Ph.D., Florida State University/Florida Center for Reading Research

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Holly Fitch, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Lynn Fuchs, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Elena Grigorenko, Ph.D., University of Houston, Baylor College

Charles Hulme, Ph.D., Oxford University

Catherine McBride, Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong

Richard K. Wagner, Ph.D., Florida State University 

Julie Washington, Ph.D., Georgia State University